Poetry

Poem: Desire

By: Shailendra Chauhan
Translated By: Balkrishna Kabra ‘Etesh’

Red Sun

I left behind
Sorrows
Adversities
I adopted silence
No talks

I walked
Behind them
For sometime
Who misled me

Later I found myself
In the other direction
I bowed down
To the red Sun

To get love
Was the desire
And the love was showered
By your both hands

I sang throughout my life
What I learned from you
What I got from you

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Shailendra Chauhan (b 1954) is a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering. He works as Deputy General Manager in a Public Sector Undertaking of Govt. of India.


He writes poems, short stories, criticism of Hindi literature as well in English.

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